This document provides information about Professor Devender Pal Singh Bhullar, who is currently (as on 16/Nov./2009) confined in Tihar Jail, Delhi (Ind.) and is awaiting execution of death sentence pronounced by the Indian courts and confirmed by Supreme Court of India in Devender Pal Singh Versus State National Capital of Delhi and others. case in a "split decision". Once to be a lecturer at Guru Nanak Engineering College (GNE) Ludhiana, Bhullar had to leave his house when Sumedh Saini, then SSP of Punjab Police abducted and killed his father, uncle and engineer friend in 1991. Bhullar left India and was passing through Germany when he was stopped by German authorities at Frankfurt airport and was found travelling without proper papers. He was deported to India and here he was tired for his alleged involvement in a Bomb Blast leaving 9 persons dead. Police said that the target of this 1993 blast was then congress's youth leader Maninder Jeet Singh Bitta, who was injured during this blast. It is important to note that all 133 witnesses called by prosecution failed to support police story and to confirm any involvement of Prof. Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar in 1993 Delhi blast. Bhullar is convicted and sentenced to death solely on the bases of extra-judicial confession. This confession was taken while Bhullar was in Police custody. In the court during trial Bhullar accused the police for compelling him to sign blank papers while he was in their custody and denied that he had ever made any such confession. Justice M. B. Shah, who was heading three judges constitutional bench at the SC labeled the confession as "teller made confession" and rejected it. Justice MB Shah acquitted Bhullar while two other judges confirmed the death sentence.
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